Saturday, June 24, 2006

Thought on Creativity vs. Self-Denial

As I engage in diciplines of self-denial, I rejoice in the purity of the experience & training I receive. But I also experience a dramatic dip in my creativity-on-demand. Sermon preparation is exeedingly difficult, ministry feels tedious, & hours drag on. Why does self-denial seem to quench my creativity? Are the other disciplines I need to incorproate with self-denial that address that aspect of my heart?

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